User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


72° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

Severe storms possible Sunday night: Click here for details.

 

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Only One Drug To Be Used For Execution

October 15, 2012, 5:49 PM

Only One Drug To Be Used For Execution

Monday’s execution of Eric Robert will be South Dakota's second by lethal injection. The first was on July 11, 2007 when Elijah Page was executed using three different drugs.

On Monday morning, officials confirmed that just one drug will be used.

How many drugs are used is determined by when the inmate is convicted and the availability of the drugs.

The shortage of one of the drugs in the three drug lethal injection procedure has actually prompted more states to adopt the one drug protocol. The drug in short supply is sodium thiopental.

Instead, officials with the South Dakota Department of Corrections will give Robert a single lethal dose of the drug Pentobarbitol. The drug was first used as the only drug in a single lethal injection protocol in July of this year by the state of Texas.

Pentobarbitol is not a new drug. It's been around since 1928. It's approved by the FDA for the medical treatment of seizures and for pre-operation sedation.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View news

You may also like

Woman Dies After Boat Collision Below Missouri River Dam

6/30/2015 9:46 AM

A 68-year-old Nebraska woman has died after a collision of two boats below Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River.

Full Story
Body Found In Northern SD State Park

6/29/2015 8:45 AM

At about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, the Marshall County Sheriff's Office said a body was found in the tenting area at Roy Lake State Park.

Full Story
Howard Man Dies In Rollover Crash Saturday

6/28/2015 4:33 PM

A Howard man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning.

Full Story
Lake Norden Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident In Watertown

6/27/2015 12:56 PM

A Lake Norden man was killed after his motorcycle crashed into a city maintenance truck in Watertown Friday afternoon.

Full Story
Community Rallying Around Family Of Baby Killed In Rapid City

6/30/2015 3:34 PM

We now know the name of the baby girl who Rapid City Police say was killed by a man who was supposed to be taking care of her.

Full Story


Events